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United States: there is little scrutiny of "natural" deaths behind bars

Autopsies are not required for federal prison deaths that are classified as natural. NPR found cases where medical neglect, poor prison conditions and a lack of resources contributed to these deaths. But families were given little information.

Source: NPR (02/01/2024)